Park Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old park quotes, park sayings, and park proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The world is a playground, and death is the night     

Rumi

Parks and playgrounds are the soul of a city.     

Marty Rubin

It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.     

Eric Hoffer

Make your race a playground, not a proving ground.     

Lauren Fleshma

A national park is not a playground. It's a sanctuary for nature and for humans who will accept nature on nature's own terms.     

Michael Frome

Behind every great amusement park is a great fan site.     

Walt Disney

Preserving parks and open spaces is a winner because it doesn't need to be explained to everyday Americans.     

Frank Luntz

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

They say a happy childhood is a lousy preparation for life. Kids who spend their playground days fat, ginger or gay know the truth.     

Adam Baker